Asolo TPS 535
A few points first. I always wear all-leather, have…
Use: rough trails with moderate/heavy pack
Break-in Period: 1 day
Price Paid: C$250
A few points first. I always wear all-leather, have wide feet, am not worried about the weight (those are half the weight of my Gronells). I've owned various hiking/mountaineering boots. I'm an experienced hiker. And I replaced the insoles. I wear a liner inside my hiking socks. I have a problem spot on the base of my pinky toe that usually requires to be punched out.
Now, the review. I can NOT find anything negative about them. The Asolos were perfect on a 59-km hike through steep mountains of NorthWest (I took them brand-new). Soles are comfortable but hard enough to protect your feet. Great ankle support. I walked through many bogs with gaiters, Asolos, and sno-seal. I'm considering buying another pair to keep for the future.
Love the boots. I have been backpacking and horsing…
Use: from day hikes to backpacking rough terrain
Break-in Period: not very long--easy break in.
Price Paid: $140
Love the boots. I have been backpacking and horsing around in them for three years now. I exerienced minimal break-in and foot stress. Have one problem--the toe rubber comes apart from the boot far before the boot is worn out. I had another friend have the same problem w/these boots. If it weren't for this, I'd rate this boot a five+ for sure. It'd be cool if Asolo would remedy this problem. I'm in the market for another pair but am torn as to whether I should buy them again. I think I might--along with a big tube of super-glue.
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Free Shipping. Asolo Women's TPS 535 Boot FEATURES of the Asolo Women's TPS 535 Boot Upper: Water resistant full grain 2,6-2,8 mm Lining: Cambrelle Lasting Board: Asoflex 00 MR Anatomic Foootbed: Lite 2 Sole: Triple Power Structure Asolo/Vibram rubber-PU (dual-density) Fit: MM/ML Weight: 1/2 pair: 800 grams
THe Asolo TPS 535 V boot has an outsole that incorporates three shock absorbers that correspond with the areas of the foot that receive highest impact during activity. Gripped with a molded rubber outsole produced in conjunction with Vibram, the balance of the outsole has self-cleaning lugs designed for optimum performance on varying types of terrain.
The Asolo Women's TPS 535 Mid Weight Hiking Boot is an update to the classic 535, featuring TPS (Triple Power Structure) midsole/outsole technology to increase comfort while reducing fatigue. Classic smooth leather upper construction with TPS Vibram/Asolo rubber lugged outsole for traction. An update to the classic 535 now with TPS (Triple Power Structure) midsole/outsole technology which increases comfort while reducing fatigue.2.6/2.8 full-grain, clean, smooth leather upper.Gussetted tongue for protection.Asolo speed lacing metal hardware.Cambrelle lined.Asolo shock-absorbing anti-bacterial footbed.Aso-flex medium insole for lateral support.TPS Dual PU midsole for long lasting shock absorption.TPS Vibram/Asolo rubber lugged outsole for traction. Avg. wt. 3lbs
Thanks to Asolo's innovative Triple Power Structure technology, the 535 TPS hiking boots supply superb stability, shock absorption and comfort. One-piece full-grain leather uppers break in easily and are abrasion- and water-resistant. Cambrelle(R) nylon linings help keep feet cool. Foam footbeds and padded ankle collars enhance cushioning; Asoflex(R) nylon supports provide protection from sharp edges and torsional rigidity. Midsoles feature high-density and low-density polyurethane layers for increased comfort. Three separate cyclinders in the outsoles absorb shock for a dynamic walking experience. Vibram(R) rubber outsoles offer excellent all-terrain traction.